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Link roundup for January 31, 2008

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This is a very revealing ask mefi thread about class/status anxiety. Poster is naive middle-class kid jealous of rich friends. Comments include many presuppositions about class in the US. Fascinating!

Three part PBS documentary about the desire of people to increase their place in the status hierarchy adn the “anxieties that result from a focus on how one is perceived by others.”


Link roundup for January 30, 2008

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Links to tons of different art museums and unusual exhibits online from around the globe.
(tags: art alexra museum)

Enormous archive of virtually every antiquity held by anyone.

Extensive database of greek mythology and art.


Link roundup for January 28, 2008

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Super excellent blog about race in popular culture, like the title says.


Link roundup for January 27, 2008

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Huge repository of images from 17thand 18th century French theatre


Link roundup for January 23, 2008

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Unbelievably kick ass street fashion blog. Less casual and more avant-guarde than the American equivalent.

I love this San Francisco street fashion blog. My new goal is to get on it when I move there next year.
(tags: style fashion)

Very helpful, and lengthy, list of spanish language links

Spanish Verb Conjugation Trainer

Delicious sounding and healthy bran muffin recipe


Link roundup for January 18, 2008

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Great article showing how all this ridiculousness about how young people are more narcissistic and selfish, etc. is often due to confirmation bias, misinterpretation of events, and so forth. Oh yeah, and then they tack on “social networking & reality TV”.


Link roundup for January 14, 2008

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Lots of info & links on the current market, user base, competing services, etc.


links for 2008-01-11

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links for 2008-01-05

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